December 20, 1999 Issue
The New Yorkers Of 1999
Plus: The New York Awards
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|COVER STORY / NY99||This year was everybody's last chance to leave a mark on an entire millennium -- and competition to do so was fierce. For our annual awards, New York singled out 12 talented people who managed to outshine the 8 million others this year -- and we couldn't help mentioning 50 more who defined the city (and are busy redefining it in 2000 ways).|
Pseudo.com could be the future of television. But its SoHo headquarters are a throwback to the heady days of the Factory -- and flamboyant chairman Josh Harris makes a gleefully eccentric Warhol.
The dot-coms were going to reinvent the industry. So did they?
Anarchist activists made the WTO look eerily like the WWF, but if you don't eat at McDonald's, your world order was unthreatened
The Culture Business
Philippe Starck has just settled in SoHo; is New York ready for its own designer of aerodynamic juicers?
BY CORKY POLLAN
Southpaw ergonomics; a teakettle for technophiles; maternity chic
Forget Ticketmaster: How to score tickets -- to Broadway shows, the Knicks, the Berlin Philharmonic -- like an insider
Sales & Bargains
Stylish satchels priced to leave something in your wallet
Mike Leigh's surprisingly heartfelt ode to Gilbert and Sullivan
BY JOHN SIMON
Choose your premillennial poison: Y2K glitches or Space cadets
The Philharmonic's comprehensive Copland is cause for celebration
The Underground Gourmet
East 1st Street: the city's unlikely new restaurant row